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CIVIL AIR PATROL / Clearwater Composite Squadron, SER-FL-447

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The Civil Air Patrol seeks volunteers with an interest in assisting our unit as a Logistic Officer. This position is critical and necessary to provide emergency services to our community. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Perform the duties and tasks as a logistics leader for Clearwater Composite Squadron (CCS) 447 of the Civil Air Patrol
  • Conduct and promote effective Logistics programs that meet established national standards for an emergency management and aerospace education setting.
  • Serve as liaison with associated Florida Group, Wing, and Region Logistics officer positions.
  • Possess a comprehensive knowledge of the Logistics programs.

Qualifications:

  • Age 18 or older.
  • Aerospace background preferred, but not required.
  • Strong writing, editing, and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Enthusiasm for community service and working with youth
  • Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol and comply with all internal regulations and procedures.
  • Former cadet or military experience is not required

Benefits:

  • Actively participate in real-work missions that benefit local communities
  • Access to leadership training and opportunities.
  • Formal recognition of training, qualification, and experience through CAP's Logistics Specialty Track.
  • Training and mentoring available from Wing, Region, and National members.
  • Networking and training at Wing, Region, and National Conferences
  • Providing experience needed for resumes

Time Commitment:

  • In-person meeting are usually held each week as collective unit events
  • Small group meetings are generally held as needed to discuss logistics goals, program performance, and inspection requirements.
  • As with a volunteer fire department, must be able to deploy in aircraft, in ground transportation, and/or to field related search and rescue missions.

As the official auxiliary of the United States Air Force, the Civil Air Patrol- Group 3 has fourteen units in the Tampa Bay area, is which CCS-447 is one. Our units are dedicated to assisting our local community through a myriad of emergency services and operational missions. We also focus on teaching a new generation about aerospace and its impact on our future. A variety of other positions are available as well.

Civil Air Patrol is a nonprofit organization with 58,000 members nationwide. In its Air Force Auxiliary role, CAP performs about 85 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions. Its unpaid professionals also perform homeland security, disaster relief, and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state, and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in CAP's Cadet Program. Visit https://www.floridawingcap.org/ for more information.

To apply, please email a letter of interest to 1st Lt. Robert Fahey at Robert.Fahey@flwgcap.us with the subject line "CAP-LOG".

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About CIVIL AIR PATROL / Clearwater Composite Squadron, SER-FL-447

Location:

1000 N Hercules Ave, Clearwater, FL 33765, US

Mission Statement

Supporting America's communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

Description

In January 1942, German submarines began attacking merchant vessels along the East Coast. With the military unable to respond in force, CAP established coastal patrol flights to deter, report and prevent enemy operations. CAP’s wartime record ensured its postwar future. On July 1, 1946, President Harry S. Truman signed Public Law 79-476, incorporating the organization. Following the creation of the U.S. Air Force as a separate branch of the armed services, Truman signed Public Law 80-557, establishing CAP as the Air Force’s civilian auxiliary on May 26, 1948.

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, ushered CAP into a new era of homeland defense. The following day, a CAP Cessna 172, the only nonmilitary aircraft allowed in the nation’s airspace, provided emergency management officials the first high-resolution images of the World Trade Center site. Nationwide, CAP volunteers transported blood and medical supplies, provided communication and transportation support and assisted state and federal officials.

On Aug. 28, 2015, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Air Force chief of staff, announced CAP officially a member of the U.S. Air Force’s Total Force, joining the regular, guard and reserve forces as American airmen. CAP’s work in response to hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and other emergencies has continued to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness and potential of dedicated volunteers who embody the CAP motto: Semper Vigilans . . . Always Vigilant.

Children & Youth
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

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WHERE

1000 N Hercules AveClearwater, FL 33765

(27.97536,-82.75642)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • Supply Chain Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Program Management
  • Operations

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • As shown above
  • As listed above

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